Canadian Mining Journal



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    Altius spins out copper play Aethon Minerals

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newly formed copper explorer Aethon Minerals (TSXV: AET) is adding to its already large Chilean land package with an option agreement to acquire full interest in the Llanos de Llahuin copper-gold project, located in Chile’s Region IV, close to the city of

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    URANIUM: Denison outlines summer drilling for Wheeler River

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines Corp. has outlined its 20,500-metre summer 2018 drilling program for the Wheeler River uranium property in the Athabasca Basin. The project is owned 63.3% by Denison, 26.7% by Cameco Corp. and 10% by JCU (Canada)

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    ZINC-LEAD: Callinex updates Nash Creek resource estimate

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver has updated the resource numbers for its Nash Creek zinc-lead project near Belledune in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The newest estimate includes a major increase in contained metals, compared to the preliminary economic

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    TECHNOLOGY: Swedish breakthrough creates “digital geologist”

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN and AUSTRALIA – The Swedish-Australian company Orexplore has launched the world’s first fully featured digital drilling cores laboratory – the GeoCore X10. The product, which won a Red Dot Industrial Design Award in 2017, analyzes the element concentrations and

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    Fireweed Zinc advances Macmillan Pass in Yukon

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Fireweed Zinc (TSXV: FWC; US-OTC: FWEDF) could leverage open pit mining to fund underground development at its 470 sq. km Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in the Yukon, according to its new preliminary economic assessment (PEA). The company would start with three

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    GOLD-COPPER: Seabridge lays out $19.7M drilling program for KSM

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Seabridge Gold has laid out plans to conduct $19.7 million worth of drilling at its KSM gold-copper project 65 km northwest of Stewart. Two rigs are already on the site, and three more are to be

  • GOLD: Golden Predator and Yukon Mint unveil first coin

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Golden Predator Mining of Vancouver and its wholly owned subsidiary Yukon Mint have unveiled their first .9999 gold coin at a company event in this city on May 30, 2018. The 2018 Kaska ‘Keda’ (Dene for ‘Moose’) gold

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    LIGHTING: Doosan introduces new light towers with longest runtime

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STATESVILLE, N.C. – Doosan Portable Power has expanded its product line of portable light towers with the addition of the LCV6 and LCV8 models. Both the LCV6 and LCV8 light towers feature a small body design and vertical mast that

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    GOLD: ATAC, Barrick begin drilling at Rackla

    June 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based ATAC Resources and Toronto’s Barrick Gold have begun this season’s drilling program at the Rackla gold property owned by ATAC. The property is located 55 km northeast of Keno City, in the Mayo district and is thought

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    GOLD: Granada begins testing extension of Long Bars zone at Aukeko

    June 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Granada Gold Mine of Rouyn-Noranda, Que., has completed the initial trenching program at its Aukeko property, adjacent to its Granada gold mine 5 km south of Rouyn-Noranda. Two trenches – one 90 metres and the second 310 metres

  • Five ways the industry is changing

    June 1, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    CIM 2018 plenary session pinpoints complex challenges facing miners.

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    GOLD: Chalice logs two new discoveries at East Cadillac

    May 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Australian explorer Chalice Gold Mines has taken a liking to the gold potential of this province. The company recently reported two “highly encouraging” gold discoveries on its East Cadillac project 35 km east of Val d’Or. The first